The Los Angeles ORT College maintains a Financial Aid Office staffed with trained advisors. Individual tuition financing plans are specifically tailored to meet the needs of our applicant. The Financial Aid Office assists students in the completion of all documents applicable to various federal, state and local sources of student financial aid.
Financial Aid Programs Available Information on financial aid programs and all related consumer information are available by contacting the Financial Aid Office. The following is a description of the types of financial aid programs currently offered by the school.
Federal Financial Aid Programs. The Los Angeles ORT College has been approved by the United States Department of Education for the following programs for financial assistance. The programs listed below are available to eligible students to help meet the cost of their education.
United States Department of Education Title IV programs awarded on the basis of financial need include:
Students submit their income and other pertinent information by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is signed by the student, and parent, if applicable, and sent by the school to the Federal Central Processor for processing. The school receives an Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) electronically.
To assist students further, special non-governmental scholarships and loan funds are available to eligible students who are legal residents of the United States. Below is a listing of these funds.
Los Angeles ORT College has been approved by the State of California for the CAL Grant program. The student should meet CAL Grant qualifications and eligibility criteria. Students applying for a CAL Grant should meet with the financial aid personnel to receive information.
Scholarships are available to Technical Program students who qualify. These scholarships are funded through contributions from Women’s American ORT and American ORT. Selection of recipients and the amount awarded is determined by the LAORT Scholarship Committee. Applicants must fill out a scholarship application. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of meeting all scholarship criteria.
Students in extreme financial need who require further assistance may qualify for interest free loans offered by the Jewish Free Loan Association. For further details, contact the Financial Aid Office.
The Institute has access to a limited amount of loan funding which may be made available to students once they become eligible. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for further details.